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OKLAHOMA CITY area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of OKLAHOMA CITY dri... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

At South Side Garage we get a lot of OKLAHOMA CITY drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Oklahoma, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leave you st... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

If you've ever been driving around OKLAHOMA CITY and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your fi... Read More

South Side Garage On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Moore Bigfoo... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Moore

There's a segment of the Moore area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 kilometer... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine.The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Moore Autos

If you are a driver in Moore and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Syntheti... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Moore, OK

Myths passed around our Moore, OK community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the v... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people in Moore say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that co... Read More

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